IABPA Training Course Standards
Recommended Training Standards/Guidelines
for a basic BPA course
Recommended Course Guidelines
The IABPA Education Committee has established recommended basic BPA course guidelines which include material and applications that are essential for a BPA examiner. These recommendations include supervised, laboratory-based, practical exercises and assignments and other essential material.
A copy if the recommended course guidelines can be found here:
Eligibility for IABPA Membership
In order to qualify for Provisional Membership in the IABPA, an applicant must have completed a 40-hour basic Bloodstain Pattern Analysis course provided by an instructor whose course content meets the recommended guidelines established by the IABPA Education Committee. Proof of attendance must be submitted when completing the online membership application.
A copy of the current list of instructors/courses meeting the IABPA's recommended guidelines can be found here:
- THE LISTING OF TRAINING COURSES ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED AS A COURTESY AND CONVENIENCE TO OUR MEMBERSHIP AND THE BPA COMMUNITY.
- IT IS AGAINST THE POLICY OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLOODSTAIN PATTERN ANALYSTS TO ENDORSE OR RECOMMEND ANY PARTICULAR TRAINING COURSE OR INSTRUCTOR. AS SUCH, THE LISTING OF ANY TRAINING COURSE WITHIN THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN ENDORSEMENT OR A RECOMMENDATION BY THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLOODSTAIN PATTERN ANALYSTS.
INQUIRIES CONCERNING THE RECOMMENDED COURSE CONTENT AND ELIGIBILITY FOR IABPA MEMBERSHIP ARE TO BE DIRECTED TO THE COURSE ADMINISTRATOR OR INSTRUCTOR.